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Medina County Home & Garden Show 
Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 10am to 5 pm
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 10 am to 5 pm 

presented by




Medina County Community Center on the Fairgrounds
735 Lafayette Rd., Medina, Ohio
ADMISSION
$5/Adults   $4/Seniors 60+   Children 12 & under free
Cash only
FREE PARKING

 

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The 37th annual Medina County Home & Garden Show on March 2 & 3 at the Medina County Community Center, presented by Fixler Roofing, will spotlight the approaching total solar eclipse expected to darken Medina County on April 8 with fascinating presentations about the eclipse and the universe.

The “Star Gazing in the Woods” themed Main Garden, which is creatively designed and built by Greenkeepers Lawn & Landscaping, will feature a cabin set up for star gazing and demonstrations by the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association. Speakers will present fascinating information about the eclipse on the Presentation Stage sponsored by Renewal by Andersen as well as home and gardening tips. Medina County District Library will have take-it /make-it crafts and solar eclipse resource information.

The first 200 paid attendees each day will receive certified approved solar eclipse glasses to prepare for the eclipse.

Visitors to the show will be able to meet face-to-face with more than 100 of the best local home improvement and landscaping experts to find the perfect choice for their home projects.

Presentation Stage Schedule       Presented by                      

Saturday, March 2

11am   Composting - Mother Nature Recycles

Joe Scarcella, OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

If you ever wanted to try composting or learn what’s involved, this is

for you. This is an introduction to composting for those that have little to no experience composting or those who have tried it, but with unsatisfactory results. Topics include, what is compost, what you need and how to make compost, what to/not to compost, and different composting methods.

12pm  All About Yarrow, the 2024 Herb of the Year

Medina County Herb Society

Learn about this native and versatile herb along with its uses in your garden and in your home. Seed packets will be given out.

 

1pm   Why is This Eclipse Special?

Jay Reynolds, Astronomer, The Cuyahoga Astronomical Association

Solar Eclipses have always captivated humans. Once seen, they are literally life changing! Jay explains how this upcoming solar eclipse has unique qualities, which will inspire eclipse chasers from around the world to come to Northeastern Ohio!

 

1:45pm   Fun Solar Eclipse Activities Taking Place Around Medina County

Barbara Dzur, Chair, Medina City Solar Eclipse Planning Committee

 

2pm   How Big is the Universe? Prepare to have your mind blown!”

Larry Johns, Creator of The Helios Project

The observable universe is huge: 93 billion light years across. But a distance that large is difficult to conceptualize. This talk will break that down in terms we can understand, with many amazing facts thrown in as we journey from Earth to the edge of the universe. A fitting topic with the upcoming eclipse.

 

3pm   Attracting Birds to your Garden

Jan Figola, Bird Expert

 

Sunday, March 3

11am   Gardening in the Dark – Nighttime Pollinators

Kellie Docherty, Conservation Educator, Medina Soil & Water Conservation Dist.

Often when talking about pollinators, we focus on species active during the day, such as bees and butterflies. However, did you know that some of Ohio’s most important, as well as abundant pollinators, are moths? Join Medina County SWCD to learn about some of these moths and how to design a garden for night time pollinators!

 

12pm   How Big is the Universe? Prepare to have your mind blown!

Larry Johns, Creator of The Helios Project

The observable universe is huge: 93 billion light years across. But a distance that large is difficult to conceptualize. This talk will break that down in terms we can understand, with many amazing facts thrown in as we journey from Earth to the edge of the universe. A fitting topic with the upcoming eclipse.

 

1pm   What’s Wrong with My Houseplant?

Erica Tomasch, Owner, Serene Green Tropicals Boutique & Director of Plant Life Pop-Up

Tips on how to save your plants from disaster - bring pictures of your troubled plants

 

2pm   Why is This Eclipse Special?

Jay Reynolds, Astronomer, The Cuyahoga Astronomical Association

Solar Eclipses have always captivated humans. Once seen, they are literally life changing! Jay explains how this upcoming solar eclipse has unique qualities, which will inspire eclipse chasers from around the world to come to Northeastern Ohio!

 

2:45pm    Fun Solar Eclipse Activities Around Medina County

Barbara Dzur, Chair, Medina City Solar Eclipse Planning Committee

Plan your weekend of April 6th through the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8 with fun activities to experience this once-in-a-lifetime event.

3:30pm Woodland Native Plants in Low-light Areas

Molly O’Shaughnessy, OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

There are lots of native wildflowers that enjoy full sun, but what about shady situations and woodland gardens? Molly will introduce many native plants to grow in your shady areas and woodland edge areas. Her emphasis will be on the benefits of these plants to pollinators, birds and butterflies.

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Door Prizes sponsored by 

All attendees can enter to win their choice of these prizes: 

  • 10-day rental of a 20 cubic yard dumpster from Sharp Container in the Medina/Summit County area – a $450 value.

  • Convertible futon sofa bed

  • Picnic table built by Boy Scout Troop 507

  • Open storage book shelf

Winners will be announced on Sunday at 5pm. Winner doesn't need to be present.

Rainbow Rae & her amazing balloon creations - noon to 3pm both days
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EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

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QUESTIONS?

Email us at medinahomegardenshow@gmail.com

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